IDOC beginning to innovate

Posted: August 11, 2010 by mikethemouth in IDOC

Good news from IDOC!  It is considering videoconferencing for medical consultations, visitation, and even looking at email to streamline prison operations.

(Article from Herald-Review)

“Instead of family members traveling long distances to visit loved ones in prison, Illinois could join more than two dozen other states that allow virtual visits via video conferencing.”

State looking into video prisoner


  1. joan of ark says:

    What a great idea. For those that can’t travel far it is wonderful.. I wonder if local libraries could use their facilities if people dont have the equipment. I would think it would help prisoners to have a hope in their future if they can stay connected to loved ones.


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